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Omri Casspi Signs with Maccabi Tel Aviv

By Jspace Staff on 11/15/2011 at 3:22 PM

Categories: Sports, Israel

Omri Casspi Signs with Maccabi Tel Aviv

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi is returning home to play for Maccabi Tel Aviv as it becomes more and more likely there will not be a 2011-12 NBA season. Casspi announced on his Facebook that he signed a contract with the club, saying the deal would begin in January. By then, Casspi said, he will know for sure whether or not the NBA season had been canceled due to the lockout. "I am overjoyed to return home to the club of my youth. I am so excited to come home, to the best family and fans in the world,” …More

Jordan Farmar Signs with Maccabi Tel Aviv (VIDEO)

By Jspace Staff on 8/26/2011 at 2:33 PM

Categories: Sports, Israel, United States

Jordan Farmar arrived in Israel yesterday to announce his signing with Israeli champion and Euroleague runner-up, Maccabi Tel Aviv. The current New Jersey Net, wearing a shirt that read “Nice Jewish Boy,” was greeted with chants and drumming from the Maccabi fans. His contract allows him to play for the Israeli club until the NBA lockout is resolved. “I think it’s going to be a great life experience for me to play professionally at a very high level for an organization that’s …More

Jordan Farmer Ready to Lead in Tel Aviv

By Jspace Staff on 8/8/2011 at 10:03 PM

Categories: Sports, Israel, Culture

Jordan Farmer Ready to Lead in Tel Aviv

Maccabi Tel Aviv officially signed the former NBA star Jordan Farmer, which has the country pumped up for what is promising to be an incredible season. Farmer said he exciting at the opportunity to meet new people and live abroad. As an already made basketball star, Farmer sees potential growth as a leader in playing for the European league. Another major draw for Farmer was the opportunity to play for coach David Blatt, who has a unique style in his coaching. Although the coaching style of Blatt will be a change …More

NBA Continues To Bleed Talent

By Jspace Staff on 8/3/2011 at 4:03 PM

Categories: Sports, Israel, Entertainment

NBA Continues To Bleed Talent

The Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team just picked up another Jewish all-star. Due to the continued NBA lockout, Jordan Farmer is leaving the New Jersey Nets to lead the Israeli league along side Jon Scheyer, who was also recently signed. The NBA lockout is the result of a faulty business model and can only be resolved through a new bargaining agreement with the National Basketball Players Association. The lockout will continue until players are fairly compensated, teams are well managed, teams are profitable, and …More